Training Opportunities


 

Training calendar 2019/20

 

Employability Skills Life Skills

Employability drop-in sessions

Every Thursday, 1-4pm @ Careers & Employability Centre

Come and have a chat with the Employability Team from your SU about the opportunities we have on offer to help you improve your employability!

FREE cooking classes

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eLearning courses

Available online throughout the year!

Boost your star ratings in each of the Employability Skills by completing one of our eLearning courses.

Courses available include:

  • Effective Communication
  • Commercial Awareness
  • Leadership
  • Time management
  • Meeting skills

eLearning courses are available through your account on the SU website.

Employability drop-in sessions

Every Thursday, 1-4pm @ Careers & Employability Centre

Come and have a chat with the Employability Team from your SU about the opportunities we have on offer to help you develop your life skills!

Skills Log training

Available online throughout the year!

Want to know how to make the most of your Skills Log? Complete our eLearning course and find out how you can track your skills development.

Earn a Learning & Adaptability star for completing this course!

Home Sickness Course

Attend Student Wellbeing’s course of workshops at the University to learn strategies to help manage these feelings and meet other students who may be feeling the same.

Course Dates:

  • Friday 4th October
  • Wednesday 9th October
  • Friday 11th October

To book a place, please contact: [email protected] or 01522 886400

Careers & Employability workshops

The Careers & Employability team at the University are providing a wide range of workshops and sessions, covering areas such as:

  • CV writing & cover letters
  • Presentation skills
  • Leadership
  • Problem-solving
  • LinkedIn
  • Psychometric Testing
  • Video Interviewing
  • Delivering presentations at interview
  • Problem Solving

For further information: https://uolcareers.co.uk/events/

To book onto any of these workshops, please contact: [email protected]  

Confidence workshops

The Student Wellbeing Centre is running workshops to help you build your confidence.

Autumn term dates

  • Wednesday 20th November
  • Wednesday 27th November
  • Wednesday 4th December
  • Wednesday 11th December

Spring term dates

  • Wednesday 26th February
  • Wednesday 4th March
  • Wednesday 11th March
  • Wednesday 18th March

To book onto a workshop or to find out more information, please contact:  [email protected]

The Careers Clinic

Monday – Friday, 1-4pm @ Careers & Employability Centre

The Careers Clinic is provided by the Careers & Employability team at the University and is for quick enquiries such as a CV check, advice on personal statements, job applications or job searches.

Please note: if travelling to visit the Careers Clinic, please give Careers & Employability a call to double-check that it is running: 01522 837828

For further information, please contact:
[email protected]

Accredited First Aid training

Course 1 dates*:

  • Tuesday 3rd December 2019 9am-5pm
  • Monday 16th December 2019 9am-5pm
  • Tuesday 17th December 2019 9am-5pm

Book your place here

Course 2 dates*:

  • Thursday 23rd January 2020
  • Thursday 30th January 2020
  • Thursday 6th February 2020

Book your place here

Gain an accredited First Aid qualification (First Aid at Work Level 3) through your SU! Courses are £75 plus VAT and can be paid for and booked online through the shop or at SU Reception.**

*You must be available all day for each of the 3 days of the course to gain your qualification.

**Please note payments are not refundable, even for non-attendance.

Student Enterprise workshops

The Student Enterprise Service at the University is dedicated to offering support to help turn your business idea into a reality.

This includes various free workshops:

  • Finance Workshop

Tuesday 5th November

3pm-5pm

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  • Bookkeeping

Tuesday 19th November

3pm-5pm

DCB2111

  • Effective Presenting & Pitching

Friday 29th November

1pm-2pm

Meeting Room 2 Sparkhouse

  • Legal Workshop

Tuesday 26th November

3pm-5pm

DCB2111

  • Effective Networking

Tuesday 3rd December

1pm-2pm

DCB2111

  • Market Researching & Route to Marketing

Wednesday 4h December

1pm-2pm

Meeting Room 2 Sparkhouse

  • Introduction to Business Finance

Thursday 12th December

1pm-2pm

Meeting Room 2 Sparkhouse

If you are interested in any of the above workshops, please email [email protected] to book a place.

If you are an entrepreneurial student or have a new business idea, have you considered applying for Swan’s Den? Find out more here: https://lincolnsu.com/employability/swansden

Duke of Edinburgh training

Come along and learn skills to make you equipped for your expedition!

  • Map reading and navigation

Tuesday 18th February, 5-6pm @ SU Boardroom

Book your place here

  • Food and nutrition

Tuesday 10th March, 5-6pm @ SU Boardroom

Book your place here

  • Practical skills e.g. packing a rucksack, putting up a tent

Tuesday 24th March, 5-6pm @ SU Boardroom

Book your place here

These courses will be available to students completing their DofE Expedition through the Students’ Union.

Interested in completing your Gold DofE Award? Come along to one of our information sessions:

  • Tuesday 15th October (5-6pm) @ The HUB
  • Tuesday 11th February (5-6pm) @ The HUB

Or contact us: [email protected]

Networking – Student Hubs

DATE & DETAILS TBC

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Personal Resilience – Student Hubs

DATE & DETAILS TBC

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Financial Management talks

DATE & DETAILS TBC

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Anxiety Course – Student Wellbeing

This course aims to give you a better overall understanding of anxiety; how it affects us and exploring techniques to help you take back control. This course runs for 4 weeks and will have a different focus each session. By the end of the 4 weeks, hopefully the course will have provided you with a toolkit to help you better manage anxiety. 

Course 1 dates:

  • Friday 18th October
  • Friday 1st November
  • Friday 8th November
  • Friday 15th November

Course 2 dates:

  • Wednesday 20th November
  • Wednesday 27th November
  • Wednesday 4th December
  • Wednesday 11th December

To book onto this course, contact: [email protected]

 

Relationships Course – Student Wellbeing

Do you need help with building relationships?

Attend Student Wellbeing’s Relationship Workshop course at the University. The course consists of 4 sessions, which provide information to help you develop your social skills and your understanding of positive relationships.

Course 1 dates:

  • Friday 22nd November
  • Friday 29th November
  • Friday 6th December
  • Friday 13th December

To book onto this course, contact: [email protected]

 

Resilience Course – Student Wellbeing

Do you need to build your resilience?

The “Resilience Workshop” course run by Student Wellbeing at the University provides you with the tools to bounce back from hardships and the skills to feel more able to cope with challenges.

This course will hopefully support you in developing your mental, emotional and physical resilience.

 

  • Wednesday 16th October
  • Wednesday 30th October
  • Wednesday 6th November
  • Wednesday 13th November

To book onto this course, contact: [email protected]

 

Fundraising for Charity

If you have a desire to fundraise for charity, this eLearning will provide you with an introduction to fundraising, such as coming up with ideas for events, planning and using social media.

eLearning courses are available through your account on the SU website.

Earn a Learning & Adaptability star for completing this course!

 

Postgraduate Course - Student Wellbeing

Dealing with postgraduate challenges?

Continuing your study on a postgraduate level can feel different to an undergraduate degree, and pose different challenges.

In this course by Student Wellbeing at the University you will look at what effects a postgraduate degree might lead to and how best to understand these.

Course Dates

  • Wednesday 30th October
  • Wednesday 4th December
  • Wednesday 5th February
  • Wednesday 1st April
  • Wednesday 27th May
  • Wednesday 1st July

To book onto this course, contact: [email protected]

 

"Man Well" - Student Wellbeing

A non-judgemental talking and practical group for anybody who identifies as male. It is a safe space to explore day to day issues you may have and meet likeminded people.

Course 1 dates:

  • Week 2: Tuesday 29th October
  • Week 3: Tuesday 5th November
  • Week 4: Tuesday 12th November

(Students are welcome to join from Week 2)

Course 2 dates:

  • Week 1: Tuesday 19th November
  • Week 2: Tuesday 26th November
  • Week 3: Tuesday 3rd December
  • Week 4: Tuesday 10th December

Course 3 dates:

  • Week 1: Tuesday 21st January
  • Week 2: Tuesday 29th January
  • Week 3: Tuesday 4th February
  • Week 4: Tuesday 11th February

For more information, please contact: [email protected]